6401 Dorchester Road
North Charleston, SC 29418
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science serves 558 students in grades 6-8.
Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science's student population of 558 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jerry Zucker Middle School Of Science is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1073 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
33%
11%
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Black
56%
33%
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White
9%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 558 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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